Diverse teams help us notice the behaviours we’ve normalised. Then we can decide if we like it or if we want to change it.
From the Blog on diversity
Monocultures of any kind are rarely a positive thing. By diversifying, the benefits exponentially increase.
Remembering there are other stories, other narratives to view the event through can help us see insight we were blind to but that was always there.
What happens if shared understanding seeks out the difference? What if we expand our definitions to include the difference?
Designs and blueprints are made, but there are always, always, countless decisions being made by those coding and building the product or system.
Communities have ‘rules’. They are bounded sets. We can choose to learn from different communities rather than commenting, comparing, and competing.
How do we as a society walk the fine line between benefit and harm when its the same data and insight? Diversity is key.
building and becoming a responsible organisation is not something we do alone, we need the others. They embrace, no seek out, diversity.
Qualifications are used to filter candidates, but they often are exclusive. They are signals of what club you belong to, but say nothing about your experience.